InDigiTrain

M.I.T e-Solutions and FernUniversität Hagen Present at ICELW

New York, NY (USA)/ Hagen (GER), July 2019 - M.I.T and the FernUniversität Hagen participated in the International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace (ICELW) in New York City, where they presented their joint project "InDigiTrain". The eleventh ICELW conference took place this June at Columbia University in Manhattan. "InDigiTrain" stands for "Integrated Digital Training" and aims at the modernization of qualification in the German healthcare sector.

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ETUCE

"A Fairer Europe for Workers"

Vienna (A), July 2019 - The 14th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation gathered trade unions in Vienna to discuss "A Fairer Europe for Workers". The 699 delegates, of whom 48.5% were women and 10% were young people, discussed the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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Competition

University of Virginia Defends National Cyber Title

Orlando, FL (USA), May 2019 - University of Virginia prevailed over nine other finalist teams to win the 2019 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and its coveted Alamo Cup. The championship was held in Orlando, 23-25 April, and featured the national competition's top ten college and university teams. The winning team successfully protected the network of a fictional agriculture firm specializing in cryopreservation, crop research and development, and sustainable farming. The fictional company sustained multiple attacks orchestrated by ethical hackers using the same tactics and techniques as real-world bad actors.

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Organisational Learning

Learning Technologies Summer Forum

London (UK), April 2019 - The Learning Technologies Summer Forum is a gathering in London of L&D professionals that explores the trends, practical strategies, and technologies driving organisational learning. It comprises a conference and exhibition and is held in June each year at the London Olympia events venue.

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Key Insights

Learnlight Launches Modern Learner eReport

London (UK), February 2019 - Learnlight recently organized a roundtable in Paris focused on the topic of the modern learner and how corporate learning professionals are facing up to the challenges of engaging these impatient, overwhelmed, and distracted learners. Following the event, Learnlight has produced an eReport with the key takeaways and the insights of the panel of HR and learning experts.

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Highest Achievements

Winners of the Learning Awards 2019 Announced

London (UK), February 2019 - The learning and development community’s top organisations and outstanding individuals gathered together in London to celebrate the 23rd annual Learning Awards. Devised and hosted exclusively by the Learning & Performance Institute, the Learning Awards is widely regarded as the L&D sector’s premier awards ceremony.

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Learning Technologies Germany

2,500 Participants from over 70 Countries Took Part in OEB

OEB 2018
by Dominik_Tryba

Berlin (GER), December 2018 - Astrid Jaeger, the Director of OEB Global - which now includes Learning Technologies Germany - said, "We’ve had three days of gazing into the future. It’s been really fascinating. We had a great opening session with Geoff Mulgan, Bryan Caplan, and Anita Scholl Brede. We’ve brought people from all over the world to Berlin to look at how education and training are being changed by technology and at how technology is changing the world. These changes are already having an enormous effect, and the pace of change is going to continue to quicken."

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Charity Learning Consortium

Announcing the Stars of Charity Learning 2018

Stars of Charity Learning 2018London (UK), November 2018 - The Charity Learning Consortium has announced the winners of the annual Charity Learning Awards, revealing stories of amazing dedication, innovation, and collaboration on the road to eLearning success. The following awards were presented to them at the annual Charity Learning conference in London.

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Award Recipients

2018 International eLearning Awards - Academic Division

Kos (GR), October 2018 - iELA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 International eLearning Awards, Academic Division. Winners were announced in Kos, Greece at the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL). The winners are listed below. Awards committee chair Dr. David Guralnick stated, "I was impressed with the high quality and variety of this year's submissions.  We're seeing continued innovation in the uses of technology to improve online and mobile education."

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eLearning Africa

Education, Training and Africa's Growing Confidence

Berlin (GER), October 2018 - International experts at this year's eLearning Africa conference, which recently took place in Kigali, Rwanda, were upbeat about the long-term prospects for African economies. The reason, they say, is that there is a new mood of "confidence" and a growing understanding among African political leaders and employers of the vital importance of investment in education and training.

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Going Global 2019

Tertiary Education in the "Post-Truth" Era

Berlin
(c) CHECK.point eLearning

London (UK) / Berlin (GER), October 2018 - This year, Going Global is investigating how the development of new digital technologies positively or negatively impacts knowledge production within tertiary education. The rise of new digital platforms brings a new way of sharing knowledge. Technology companies that are transmitting and controlling the world's information now have a greater say over how "facts" are consumed.

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Emergency Services

Saving Lives with Digital Training

Jayne Crawley
(c) IMC AG

Saarbrücken (GER), July 2018 - They go into action to help the community when it's needed most: in case of car accidents, bush fires or major weather events like storms or floods. With volunteers and paid staff being the backbone, emergency services have complex requirements when it comes digital training.

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